Nordex Group to supply 228 MW for E.ON project in the US

E.ON has placed a new order with the Nordex Group for a 228 MW project in the United States. Nordex will be installing 76 AW125/3000 turbines at the Bruenning’s Breeze Wind Farm in Texas. The IEC-2b turbine with its rotor diameter of 125 metres is designed for medium wind speed conditions like those found in … Continue reading Nordex Group to supply 228 MW for E.ON project in the US

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Vestas secures order for 101 MW in the United States

The order includes V126-3.45 MW and V117-3.45 MW turbines with Power Optimized Mode to 3.6 MW and adds to Vestas’ 3 MW-platform’s growing presence in the U.S. The order includes supply and commissioning of the wind turbines as well as a five-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM5000) service agreement: Vestas’ full-scope service package maximizing uptime … Continue reading Vestas secures order for 101 MW in the United States

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Wind power in Brazil: The number of wind turbines installed by Gamesa reaches the 1,000 mark

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy and the number-two turbine OEM in Brazil according to the MAKE Consultancy ranking has achieved a new milestone, having installed 1,000 wind turbines since it entered this market six years ago. These turbines, which imply total installed capacity of 2 GW, are sufficient to cover the electricity … Continue reading Wind power in Brazil: The number of wind turbines installed by Gamesa reaches the 1,000 mark

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Danish wind energy helping in Ethiopia

Danish wind energy competencies will in the future assist sustainable transition in Ethiopia after the two nations signed a new agreement regarding the expansion of wind energy in the east African nation. The Energy, Supply and Climate Ministry will co-operate with the Foreign Ministry and Energinet.dk to contribute to the program ‘Accelerating Wind Power Generation in … Continue reading Danish wind energy helping in Ethiopia

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Apple just invested in China’s largest wind-turbine maker Goldwind to wind power its supply chain

As part of the deal, Apple will get a 30 percent stake in four project firms from Beijing Tianrun New Energy Investment, a subsidiary of Goldwind, according to a Hong Kong stock exchange filing seen by the South China Morning Post. Apple has invested in four subsidiaries of Goldwind, China’s largest wind-turbine manufacturer. Each branch … Continue reading Apple just invested in China’s largest wind-turbine maker Goldwind to wind power its supply chain

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Wind energy in the UK generated a record 10,104MW on 7 December 2016

National Grid says onshore and offshore wind turbines have set a new record by generating more than 10,000 megawatts (MW) of electricity for the first time. The record of 10,104MW was achieved between 2.00pm and 2.30pm on 7 December, providing 23 per cent of Britain’s total electricity demand at that time. RenewableUK’s Executive Director Emma … Continue reading Wind energy in the UK generated a record 10,104MW on 7 December 2016

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RES has been granted planning approval for the Murra Warra Wind Farm in Australia

The project will see up to 116 state-of-the-art wind turbines constructed on farmland north of Horsham in the Wimmera district of Victoria. When fully constructed the wind farm will provide up to 420 megawatts (MW) of generation capacity. It will produce enough electricity to power the equivalent of up to 248,000 households in Victoria and … Continue reading RES has been granted planning approval for the Murra Warra Wind Farm in Australia

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E.ON announces major onshore wind farm US investment

E.ON announced that it will build the 228 megawatt onshore wind farm Bruenning’s Breeze in Willacy County, Texas. The wind farm will feature 76 three-megawatt turbines provided by the German manufacturer Nordex. Bruenning’s Breeze is scheduled for commissioning at the end of next year. Today’s announcement comes as the Company is currently constructing its Radford’s … Continue reading E.ON announces major onshore wind farm US investment

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GE to expand offshore wind-power business in China

General Electric Co (GE) is eyeing a larger market share in China’s offshore wind-power business, an industry in its developmental stage with a huge potential to boost.   Each year, China’s new installed capacity of renewable energy has accounted for 40% to 50% of the total volume worldwide, said Jerome Pecresse, president and CEO of … Continue reading GE to expand offshore wind-power business in China

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WindEurope welcomes Commission’s €2 billion commitment to research and innovation projects

WindEurope welcomes the European Commission’s commitment to invest €2 billion in clean energy research and innovation over the 2018-2020 period. In a communication Accelerating Clean Energy Innovation, the Commission has identified four priority areas for investment including clean energy R&I, electrification of transport, decarbonisation of the building stock and integration of renewables. The wind industry … Continue reading WindEurope welcomes Commission’s €2 billion commitment to research and innovation projects

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Wind power in Sweden: Vestas wins 79 MW order

Eolus Vind AB has placed their largest wind power order to date, comprising 23 V126-3.45 MW turbines for the Jenåsen wind power plant. Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for the Jenåsen wind power plant, which will be the first plant in a larger wind power project in Sundsvall municipality, Sweden. The project … Continue reading Wind power in Sweden: Vestas wins 79 MW order

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Vestas receives order for tallest wind turbines in China

The order for 40 V110-2.0 MW turbines was placed by Titan Wind Energy for a project in Licun Town, Heze City of eastern China’s Shandong Province. Vestas will supply turbines and supervise installation. With hub heights of 137 meters, the project will comprise China’s tallest wind turbines. “For our first project in low- and medium-wind … Continue reading Vestas receives order for tallest wind turbines in China

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Enel Begins Operations At World’s First Commercial Geothermal-hydro Hybrid Power Plant

Enel S.p.A. (“Enel”), through its subsidiary Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (“EGPNA”), has started operations at the world’s first integrated, commercial-scale geothermal-hydro power plant at its Cove Fort site in Utah. The Cove Fort plant is the world’s first large scale power generation facility to combine medium enthalpy, binary cycle geothermal power with hydropower … Continue reading Enel Begins Operations At World’s First Commercial Geothermal-hydro Hybrid Power Plant

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Google will soon be powered by 100 percent renewable energy

Google made a truly remarkable announcement today: renewable energy will power 100 percent of its global operations in 2017. But what’s most impressive about this announcement? Most of the renewable energy is wind power. Google has contracted for 2.6 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy capacity to date – and 94 percent of that is coming … Continue reading Google will soon be powered by 100 percent renewable energy

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Kenya eyes wind energy potential

Kenya’s energy ministry said Friday that it has launched initiatives aimed at tapping the country’s wind energy potential. Principal Renewal Energy Officer Paul Mbuthi said the government is now focusing on wind energy to cater to the increased electricity demand in the country.   “Kenya has a wind energy potential of 3,000 megawatts (MW) and … Continue reading Kenya eyes wind energy potential

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US Clean Energy Transition Irrevocably Underway

NRDC’s Fourth Annual Energy Report published today brings optimistic news in a moment of uncertainty in the federal government: the nationwide momentum for clean energy is undeniable and irresistible because clean energy now costs less than dirty energy. Our report, Accelerating Into a Clean Energy Future, includes extensive new evidence of the transition from climate-polluting fossil fuels to … Continue reading US Clean Energy Transition Irrevocably Underway

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Vietnam holds huge growth potential for wind energy

Speaking at the conference on wind energy held by the Danish Embassy, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Hoang Quoc Vuong said that with a coastline of over 2,300 kilometers, the country is in a good position to develop the wind power sector. The Government has taken a couple of policy steps to spur clean … Continue reading Vietnam holds huge growth potential for wind energy

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Nordex installs the first N131/3600 wind turbine

The Nordex Group has received the first order for the installation of its second turbine introduced in September. The manufacturer will be setting up its light-wind N131/3600 turbine in December for GP Joule, a project developer.   The site of the project is located near Husum at Windtestfeld Nord in Schleswig-Holstein, where the turbine is … Continue reading Nordex installs the first N131/3600 wind turbine

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Wind power in France: Vestas wind turbines for for three wind farms

French energy group EDF Énergies Nouvelles has placed firm and unconditional orders for a total of 112 MW for the 72.6 MW Champagne Picardie project, the 19.8 MW La Carnoye wind park and the 20 MW Bois de Belfays project, consisting of V126-3.45 MW, V117-3.45 MW and V90-2.0 MW turbines respectively. The wind parks will … Continue reading Wind power in France: Vestas wind turbines for for three wind farms

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Wind energy in Australia: Vestas wind turbines for Mt Emerald Wind Farm

Located near Mareeba in north Queensland, the Mt Emerald wind farm is an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) project for Vestas. The order also includes a 15-year Active Output Management (AOM) 4000 service contract, in which Vestas guarantees a defined level of availability and performance as well as a SCADA VestasOnline Business system for data-driven … Continue reading Wind energy in Australia: Vestas wind turbines for Mt Emerald Wind Farm

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